Daily Archives: September 8, 2020

Covid-19: Minister of Health Announces “Substantial” Logistical Support for Casablanca

Casablanca – Minister of Health, Khalid Ait Taleb announced, on Tuesday, the mobilization of “substantial” logistical support for the benefit of the city of Casablanca which is facing the surge of clusters of the new coronavirus (covid-19).   “Casablanca, the beating heart of Morocco on the economic, social and commercial levels, will benefit from significant

Coronavirus: 1,941 New Confirmed Cases and 1,143 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – One thousand nine hundred and forty-one (1,941) new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 1,143 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.   This new figure brings to 75,721 the number of contaminations in the Kingdom since the first case reported on

Spanish Govt. Gives Go-ahead To Agreement with Morocco on Security and Fight against Crime

Madrid – The Spanish Council of Ministers gave the go-ahead, on Tuesday, to the agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Kingdom of Morocco on cooperation in matters of security and the fight against crime.   Convened under the chairmanship of head of government Pedro Sanchez, the Council also decided to submit the agreement

Twenty-Two Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco’s Urban Areas Last Week

Rabat – Twenty-two people were killed and 1,869 others were injured, including 57 seriously, in 1,352 traffic accidents that took place in urban areas on 31 August-6 September, 2020, National Police (DGSN) said Tuesday.   These accidents were mainly ascribed to non-control of vehicles, non-respect of priority, excessive speeding and pedestrian and driver errors, the

Fez: Over 74,500 Bottles of Alcohol Not Complying with Tax and Customs Provisions Seized (Police)

Rabat – The judicial police of Fez seized, early Tuesday morning, some 74,505 bottles of alcoholic beverages that do not comply with tax and customs provisions, bearing foreign trade marks.   These bottles were seized in a warehouse located in the industrial zone “Ain Chqef” in Fez, whose two managers, aged 51 and 41, were

AU Welcomes Morocco’s Efforts in Bringing Together Libyan Parties to Re-launch Process Aimed at Achieving Political Solution to Libyan Crisis

Addis Ababa – The African Union (AU) has commended efforts made by Morocco to bring together representatives of the Libyan Parliament and the High Council of State to re-launch the process aimed at achieving a political solution to the Libyan crisis.   “I commend the efforts of Morocco in bringing together the representatives of the

EU ‘Grateful to Morocco for its Active Role’ in Settlement of Libyan Conflict: Spokesman

Brussels – The European Union (EU) is “grateful to Morocco for its active role” in the settlement of the Libyan conflict, EU foreign affairs spokesman Peter Stano said Tuesday in Brussels.   “We are grateful to Morocco for its active role with both parties, in support of the UN-led process,” Stano pointed out. “The EU